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Greek Mythology
General Information <ul><li>collected legends of Greek gods, goddesses, heroes, and heroines </li></ul><ul><li>originally ...
<ul><li>Numerous Gods with unique personality </li></ul><ul><li>Strengths and weaknesses like human </li></ul><ul><li>Gods...
Stories of Athena <ul><li>Goodness of wisdom,  peace, strategy  </li></ul><ul><li>Virgin patron of Athens </li></ul><ul><l...
Ladies of Athens <ul><li>competed with Poseidon – patron deity of Athens  </li></ul><ul><li>Each gave a gift to people </l...
Stories of Apollo <ul><li>1 of the most important  </li></ul><ul><li>many-sided of the Olympian deities  </li></ul><ul><li...
Stories of laurel crown   <ul><li>Crown of Victory </li></ul><ul><li>petulant Eros took two arrows   </li></ul><ul><li>sho...
Influence on Tourism <ul><li>Luxurious resources – Mysterious, romantic atmosphere </li></ul><ul><li>Temple of Gods with g...
Influence on Hospitality <ul><li>Paintings of the Gods in mythology hung </li></ul>
Influence on Society <ul><li>Reason for traveling  </li></ul><ul><li>Provide revenue for local people </li></ul><ul><li>Pr...
Influence on Individual <ul><li>Philotimo (self pride) – male never lose face in public </li></ul><ul><li>Big family – gra...
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  1. 1. Greek Mythology
  2. 2. General Information <ul><li>collected legends of Greek gods, goddesses, heroes, and heroines </li></ul><ul><li>originally created and spread within oral-poetic tradition </li></ul><ul><li>explain how universe & World created </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Numerous Gods with unique personality </li></ul><ul><li>Strengths and weaknesses like human </li></ul><ul><li>Gods in large, multi-generational family </li></ul><ul><li>Pride and history of Greeks </li></ul><ul><li>Explain natural phenomena, cultural variations, friendship </li></ul>
  4. 4. Stories of Athena <ul><li>Goodness of wisdom, peace, strategy </li></ul><ul><li>Virgin patron of Athens </li></ul><ul><li>Daughter of Zeus </li></ul>
  5. 5. Ladies of Athens <ul><li>competed with Poseidon – patron deity of Athens </li></ul><ul><li>Each gave a gift to people </li></ul><ul><li>Poseidon – a spring sprang up </li></ul><ul><li>means of trade and water </li></ul><ul><li>But water was salty </li></ul><ul><li>Athena – first domesticated olive tree </li></ul>
  6. 6. Stories of Apollo <ul><li>1 of the most important </li></ul><ul><li>many-sided of the Olympian deities </li></ul><ul><li>a god of light and the sun </li></ul><ul><li>medicine ,healing, music, poetry, arts </li></ul>
  7. 7. Stories of laurel crown <ul><li>Crown of Victory </li></ul><ul><li>petulant Eros took two arrows </li></ul><ul><li>shot the nymph Daphne and Apollo </li></ul><ul><li>Apollo continually followed Daphne </li></ul><ul><li>Daphne called upon her father </li></ul><ul><li>Apollo vowed to tend her as his tree </li></ul><ul><li>used his powers to render her ever green </li></ul>
  8. 8. Influence on Tourism <ul><li>Luxurious resources – Mysterious, romantic atmosphere </li></ul><ul><li>Temple of Gods with grand architecture </li></ul><ul><li>Reason for tourists to come </li></ul><ul><li>Result: Tourism – 1 of the economic foundation </li></ul>
  9. 9. Influence on Hospitality <ul><li>Paintings of the Gods in mythology hung </li></ul>
  10. 10. Influence on Society <ul><li>Reason for traveling </li></ul><ul><li>Provide revenue for local people </li></ul><ul><li>Provide job opportunities </li></ul><ul><li>Increase income </li></ul><ul><li>To offer sacrifice to Zeus – God of the Gods – the origin of the Olympics </li></ul>
  11. 11. Influence on Individual <ul><li>Philotimo (self pride) – male never lose face in public </li></ul><ul><li>Big family – grandparents, uncles living together </li></ul>
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